Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure
by merima22 on Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:00 AM
My dad has 2 round of chemo behind him..2more go..But dose anyone know what happens after he is done..I mean will he feel better or worse i mean will his life ever be "normal" agin??..his hair started falling out..will it start growing back once he stops chemo..how about his weight will he start eating " normal" and gain some weight..how does this work?? He is 56 and stage IV lung cancer that has spread to his adrenal gland...Any advise will be helpful. I am so glad we have this boards..make me fell better to read all the stories an cope with my problem.
Thanks everyone for being here..
by EEG_Tech on Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:00 AM
by support23 on Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:00 AM
Yeah I would like to know to. My husband is going through radiation and chemo treatments. He has had 2 treatments of radiation so far. And is doing ok. he has 30 treatments of radiation and chemo once a week or a high dose every 3 weeks. I am scared. I lost my brother to cancer 3 years ago. and this brings back that. I love my husband and it's killing me to see him going through this. I am not trying to scare anyone if I have I do apoligize. Just trying to get support and hope.
thank you :-)
by tomjn on Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:00 AM
by merima22 on Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:00 AM
My dad had radiation on his brain..we went for a check up on Wednesday and the Doctor put him on new medication for his apetite. He lost 8lbn in 2weeks...:(
Thanks everyone for your rely .I relly apriciate it..
God Bless all of you lovely people..
by a_white_rabbit on Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:00 AM
..my route was operation then chemo, after session 4 it appears theNSCLC has been blown away. as my blood's still shot to pieces despitetransfusions we're considering wait and see now, i really would like abreak from being used as a dartboard..
..lifechanges, s'a pain but true, by session 2 i was getting the worksafter each heavy first round of the 3 week cycle, i think theworst was losing my nearly waist length dreds, and no beard ? whois that person in the mirror ? or maybe it's the weakness, so longwithout decent exercise ? then again it might be the stress of ofre-arranging my life to cope with a a possible quick exit ? but it justmight be that so many people in the hospital know me ?..
..allyou can do is accept the new normal, and in my case, do something aboutmy favourite horse who's put on a lot of weight these past months..
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